pesto on my mind…again…

Not a basil pesto fan? Scroll down for a link to home-made pasta and another idea for a simple sauce recipe. I found pasta terribly difficult to photograph. I had a few ideas in mind from bloggers and food magazines I had seen, but really struggled with the composition to make the pasta look nice….

fish in the dish – tomato and anchovy pasta sauce

anchovy and onion tomato pasta sauce This is a great sauce to accompany home-made pasta as it is not complicated so you can devote your time to the pasta. For a vegetarian or vegan version remove the anchovy and use capers and/or kalamata olives – add both if you like salty flavoured foods. It is…

pesto on my mind

After making Margherita pizzas last week, I was hanging out for more basil – just as much as Friday. And I couldn’t wait until October/November when we would have it in the garden. So I decided to make basil pesto this weekend. Cass taught me to make pesto. I also learnt from him to use almonds…

pizza guy #2 – quick tomato sauce

Making your own pizza sauce may seem pointless to you as it can be bought from the shops. But if you are going to the effort of making the dough it is worth making your own sauce too. It makes the pizza taste fresher and you enjoy it more because you’ve made everything in it….